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Automatic Transmission problems of the 2000 Chevrolet S10



Nine problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 2000 Chevrolet S10.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 1
Failure Date: 01/15/2008

No accident took place but the transmission in two separate 2000 model s-10 and an s-10 blazer have gone out in the same exact manner within 3,000 miles of each other and both vehicles were primarily driven in two different parts of the country. The slipping of these trannys is so sudden that it actually almost became a safety concern while on the highway. I apologize if this is being sent to the wrong dept. But I would like to find out if chevy has had any recalls on these models as well. Thanks!.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 2
Failure Date: 12/24/2006

Transmission shifts hard from 1st to 2nd and displays code 1780, ever since 50 k miles. Had local transmission shop make the tfb change gm recommended and problem reappeared after 15k. I am sure I be told that now with 130k miles out of warranty, still if happened way back. Additionally the transmission fluid has been changed ever 15k and is driven in light highway conditions. Check this site to see how many numerous reports have been made. . Read more...

car   Automatic Transmission problem 3
Failure Date: 08/26/2003

I recently purchased a used 2000 chevy s-10 with 48,000 miles. The vehicle is extra clean and there were no apparent problems. I had to make a trip from atlanta, GA to chicago, IL. Coming back on the interstate (traveling 75-80 miles an hour), the check engine light came on and the truck downshifted from overdrive into third. I was nearly rear ended by two 18-wheelers while I tried to slow the vehicle so that the rpm's were not in the critical zone. I stopped at the first auto repair shop I could find, and was told that the transmission was severely damaged and would need to be rebuilt. Apparently, the bands were slipping and caused the fluid to overheat and turn extremely dark. The truck now has 58,000 miles, and needs a new transmission. This is the third gm car that I have had that I have had to have major transmission work done. The last one was a Buick and had less than 60,000 miles on it.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 4
Failure Date: 12/23/2002

We purchased a 2000 chevy s-10 in July 2002. Immediately, the "check engine" light would come on during drives of more than 20 minutes. We had transmission work done in the fall. By December 2002, on a 4-hour trip home for christmas, the transmission blew out. We put in a brand new transmission on, but the same problems occur. If we drive more than 20 minutes, the light will come on and we will have hard shifts. Parking the truck and letting it cool fixes the hard shift. But for 4 years we have owned a truck that we cannot drive for more than 20 miles. We have been back to the transmission shop, to no avail. The problem doesn't seem to be the transmission, itself.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 5
Failure Date: 09/01/2001

I have had truck in shop 3 times for transmission/dealer cant duplicate/also the third door has been repaired twice/popping sound when making a sharp turn/main concern.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 6
Failure Date: 03/19/2001

Engine rpm's went to 5500 rpm's, vehicle did not go faster, just the motor. When cruise control was turned off, the vehicle coasted to the side of the road, as if the transmission had went to neutral, pushing on the gas pedal did not help.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 7
Failure Date: 09/25/2000

Transmission has a shifting problem. Consumer will fill in additional information.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 8

Steel check valve in aluminum seat causes transmission to not shift properly causing loss of forward speed creating hazzard on roadway.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 9

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